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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Central Bedfordshire
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
REF: CG2908FA_1659101248
Contact Name: Charlotte Garfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: 10 months ago

Job Description

Our client, a truly dynamic organisation with exciting strategy in place that will facilitate even further growth, is looking to source a talented Financial Accountant to join its close-knit team. The role benefits from being predominantly remote so candidates should be comfortable working independently.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will be a key member of the department, taking ownership of the management and statutory accounts, along with managing the fixed asset register. This is a highly visible role, essentially acting as no.2 to the FC, which will provide great exposure and a clear progression path in future.

Main duties include:
* Statutory accounts preparation and working closely with audit and tax partners
* Acting as a business partner for the Property team and assist in preparing business cases for investment opportunities
* Maintaining the weekly cashflow forecast
* Monthly review of balance sheet reconciliations
* Preparing monthly management accounts and consolidation for reporting to bank and shareholders
* Preparing budgets relating to fixed asset and fixed cost codes
* Reviewing lease charges and owning rent, rates and service charge codes and analysis to aid decision making
* Submitting VAT
* Coaching more junior members of the team as required

Key skills and experience required:
* ACA/ACCA Qualified
* Strong experience either gleaned in practice or in a fast-paced industry environment
* Strong communicator and team player
* Ability to challenge the status quo
* Excellent numerical, analytical and problem solving skills
* Self-starter who can utilise their own initiative
* Clear technical ability
* Career minded, keen to develop and challenge themselves

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